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Nicola Shepherd

Freelance Director

With over a decade of experience under her belt, Nicola has worked for both instantly recognisable global recruitment brands and smaller boutique businesses who offer tailored services to their clients. Nicola joined Profiles Creative at the beginning of 2013 as a Senior Consultant, progressing into her current Associate Director role in 2015. Fast forward to the present day and Nicola is now responsible for the ongoing success and happiness of the Profiles Creative freelance recruitment team, along with the management of some of Profiles Creative's key accounts.

Nicola believes in a quality not quantity approach to recruitment. She is known within the business for always going out of her way (often to the deepest, darkest depths of the English countryside) in an effort to understand what makes her clients tick. This means that she and her team are true experts at matching the best people with the best brands and agencies.

When she is not at work Nicola spends time travelling (personal favourites to date are the Taj Mahal, Galapagos Islands and Cape Town) and competing with her horse Cupcake in dressage and showing.


I know that when I phone Nicola at 5pm on a Friday night, I will have one of my preferred freelancers on my doorstep by 9am Monday morning. Nicola goes above and beyond to help, making the process seamless.

Jon, BWP
Nicola Shepherd, Freelance Director, Profiles Creative
My jobs
  • Salary £30000 - £40000 + OTE and Benefits
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location City of London, London
  • Industry All
  • Description The Company: We are looking for a Business Development Manager to work with our Freelance Director to spearhead the growth of our creative recruitment business across the Retail, Travel and Leisure sectors...
  • Salary £18000 - £22000 + uncapped OTE and benefits
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location City of London, London
  • Industry All
  • Description Do you have sales experience but want to work in a role where you are able to make a positive difference to people's lives? Would you like the opportunity to work with and learn from a multi-award winning team? Would you...
  • Salary £25000 - £35000 + Uncapped OTE and benefits
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location City of London, London
  • Industry All
  • Description Recruitment Consultant: We are looking for a Recruitment Consultant ideally with a temp/contract background to join our multi award winning freelance team. You will be joining an existing team of 12 Consultants where...
  • Salary £30000 - £40000 + Uncapped OTE and benefits
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location City of London, London
  • Industry All
  • Description The Company: We are looking for a Business Development Manager to work with our Freelance Director to spearhead the growth of our creative business across the Retail, Travel and Leisure sectors...
My blogs
How To Choose A Freelance Agency
06 Jun 2017
How To Choose A Freelance Agency
It’s a big decision choosing an agency to work with as a freelancer, and it pays to do your research before you co...